Dollar market runs out of steam for SSAs

Three undersubscribed SSA dollar deals in a week drew many market participants to conclude that issuance in this sector could already be over for the year as a 10bp rally in yields and tightening swap spreads led investors to take a cautious approach towards the primary issues launched this week.

  • 20 Nov 2009

A $1bn two year global bond for the African Development Bank was the only successful transaction while deals for European Investment Bank, Cades and KfW all failed to gain full subscription, with bankers pointing to the EIB seven year trade as the worst.

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 17,773.39 25 9.05%
2 HSBC 16,094.53 24 8.19%
3 BNP Paribas 14,513.99 21 7.39%
4 Barclays 14,014.48 21 7.13%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,328.33 24 6.78%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 46,791.16 113 11.72%
2 Citi 45,464.82 116 11.39%
3 HSBC 32,120.98 74 8.05%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,796.56 92 7.97%
5 Deutsche Bank 25,336.01 60 6.35%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 32,369.73 94 7.29%
2 UniCredit 31,868.36 105 7.18%
3 Goldman Sachs 31,008.65 80 6.99%
4 BNP Paribas 30,965.57 63 6.98%
5 Barclays 30,125.25 71 6.79%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 85,921.52 293 7.39%
2 JPMorgan 84,566.67 476 7.28%
3 HSBC 75,413.89 256 6.49%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,586.52 191 5.38%
5 Barclays 59,041.67 186 5.08%